A PMO release said yesterday that union ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj,  Nitin Gadkari, and Manohar Parrikar besides all secretaries to the central government were present.

"As a follow-up to prime minister's exhortation to the secretaries to come up with ideas for transformative change in various areas of governance, two groups of secretaries presented their ideas and suggestions on (a) Innovative Budgeting and Effective Implementation (b) Swachh Bharat and Ganga Rejuvenation", the release said.

It said that several members of the audience, including the prime minister and union ministers asked questions related to the theme of the presentation and gave their suggestions. The first group of secretaries had made its presentation on energy conservation and efficiency on January 12.

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